'Simplicity ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Karl Bapst (aka The Rosenut)
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Medium pink Floribunda.Registration name: JACinkExhibition name:
Pink. None to mild fragrance. 14 to 20 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Medium, bushy, upright. Large, leathery foliage.
Height: 5' (150cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, garden, hedge or landscape. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 4,089 on 2 Jul 1977 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 05/718,983 on 30 Aug 1976
This present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the floribunda class which was originated by me by crossing the variety Iceberg (unpatented) with pollen from an unnamed variety.